The fire has turned away from us and is now threatening a Zen Buddhist retreat center north of here. Quick! Somebody pacify the renegade fire element that is running around threatening Buddhists! Actually, it seems there are singular forces at work. Scientists have discovered an unaccountable "hot spot" near here, where it is 584 degrees farenheit, eleven feet underground. This "hot spot" covers around three acres, and is inexplicable.